Google Books Deal Violates NAFTA: Canadian Authors

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 1:41 PM EST) -- Hundreds of Canadian authors have objected to a proposed settlement that would allow Google Inc. to create a massive digital library, saying that it would trample their rights under the North American Free Trade Agreement and that it didn't respect Canadian copyright law.

The authors said that the settlement, which would give Google a license to archive an estimated 20 million works, shouldn't be approved unless it is changed to address their concerns, according to a letter dated Jan. 28 that was filed as an objection...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.